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Kansas City Southern reports record revenue

The Kansas City-based railroad company earned $138 million during the three months that ended Sept. 30, up from a $119 million profit in the third quarter of 2013. Shipping volume climbed 4 percent in the quarter from a year earlier, led by a 28 percent increase in automotive shipments.

Restaurant and grocery store inspections for Oct. 20

Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Evergreen Wholesale Deli, Carniceria El Torito, Cosentino’s Price Chopper, China Dragon, Hayes Hamburger & Chili, Mike’s Tavern, Malay Cafe, Red Wok, Golden Wheat Pizza & Bakery, L.C.’s Bar-B-Q, and Waldo Pizza.

Restaurant and grocery store inspections for Oct. 20

Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Evergreen Wholesale Deli, Carniceria El Torito, Cosentino’s Price Chopper, China Dragon, Hayes Hamburger & Chili, Mike’s Tavern, Malay Cafe, Red Wok, Golden Wheat Pizza & Bakery, L.C.’s Bar-B-Q, and Waldo Pizza.

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Vehicles with air bag problem that should be fixed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture. If the air bags go off in a crash, that can send shrapnel into the passenger compartment and injure people.

Vehicles with air bag problem that should be fixed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture. If the air bags go off in a crash, that can send shrapnel into the passenger compartment and injure people.

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Vehicles with air bag problem that should be fixed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture. If the air bags go off in a crash, that can send shrapnel into the passenger compartment and injure people.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Vehicles with air bag problem that should be fixed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture. If the air bags go off in a crash, that can send shrapnel into the passenger compartment and injure people.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

The stock market had another turbulent session Friday, capping off one of the more eventful weeks on Wall Street in years. The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 250 points following strong earnings from Morgan Stanley, General Electric and Textron as well as some encouraging U.S. economic reports.

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Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort

Still working to repair damage caused by his gaffe about women seeking pay raises, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologized to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture.

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Geographic stereotyping has its own pitfalls

It can put down a neighborhood, a state or a whole region, but it all boils down to the same thing — people who think they can make decisions about others based on the address their utility bills go to. In some cases, the comments based on address also can be code for something else.